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Make-do Pincushion with Pressed Glass Base

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Auction: American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2667TLocation: MarlboroughDate / Time: August 05, 2013 12:00PM


Make-do Pincushion with Pressed Glass Base, America, late 19th century, conical cushion covered with an embroidered pieced silk crazy quilt segment, with pendant wool and wood acorn pompoms, supported on a swirled pressed colorless glass candlestick or lamp base, (losses),ht. 11 1/2 in.
Estimate $200-250

Three pompoms missing, some frayin to silk segments.

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